The Optical Network Engineer, as a part of the Network Engineering Team, is responsible for building and operating the DLR network reliably and to scale. The team configures and installs network gear for our growing infrastructure including running cables, hardware setup and decommissioning old gear in support of our growth. The team must have an aptitude for accuracy and conduct site surveys and audits to verify that each network site has been built to the right specifications.
Beyond day-to-day responsibilities, they also develop creative approaches to keep operational costs low and improve the efficiency of our growing infrastructure.
You will be on the front lines of our efforts to deploy, design and maintain the DLR network. You will work with network architects, capacity management, project managers, and engineers to gather network requirements, deploy DLR private network, create and manage our network implementation/integration plans, and create physical and logical network designs. You will use your experience in networking, data centers, and colocation to establish and improve best practices and procedures. The objective is to build the world’s most reliable, cost-effective, and scalable network to support DLR customers.
The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills; able to own issues and drive them to resolution. Candidate must be able to work independently and in pressure situations. Defines & revises network strategies and procedures/policies. On-call work & some implementations require non-standard working hours.
What you’ll do
What you’ll need
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A bit about us
Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 290 facilities in 49 metros across 24 countries and six continents.
A bit about our Digital team
Our Operations team keeps our customers’ infrastructure running safely and securely. We get plenty of opportunities to take on a variety of tasks and develop our technical skills. From overseeing electrical power to cooling and fire suppression systems, our team plays a vital role in making sure everything in our data centers operates as it should.
What we can offer you
Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.
Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.
This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.
Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled. All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.
Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.
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